Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

I thought it would be interesting to share a collection of safari photos mainly from the Serengeti National Park showing just how close one can get to the big game (lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant and giraffe) in Tanzania. Sometimes a large zoom or telephoto lens is not at all necessary and a small pocket size camera is actually more advantageous. Note that the last picture is the hand of yours truly! This shot was taken in the Ngorongoro Crater. Due to the small size of the …

Guide Report – Migration Crossings and Big Cats

Greetings from Arusha, Tanzania. I have just finished my most recent safari with two guests Katherine and Karen who are from Chicago Illinois, USA. While in the bush we had a wonderful time together with some spectacular wildlife viewing especially with great migration crossing the Mara River and for the predators including lion, cheetah, leopard and hyena. We stayed 2 nights at the Mara River Camp in the Mara River area of the North Serengeti, 2 nights at Migration Camp in the Lobo Valley area …

Guide Report – 16 Day Safari

Jambo! This ADS guide Russell Temu from Arusha, Tanzania with a short report and a few pictures to share with you. I’ve recently returned from a lengthy safari this past September totaling 16 days in duration. My guests and I enjoyed 3 nights in the Ngorongoro Crater and 12 nights in the Serengeti National Park split between 4 different camps in the Central and Northern Serengeti. Overall, the wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities were amazing. Please enjoy the selection of pictures below taken while on …